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Deepwater xanthid crabs from French Polynesia (Crustacea, Decapoda, Xanthoidea)

@inproceedings{Davie1992DeepwaterXC,
  title={Deepwater xanthid crabs from French Polynesia (Crustacea, Decapoda, Xanthoidea)},
  author={Peter J. F. Davie},
  year={1992}
}
— A collection of brachyuran crabs of the family Xanthidae, trapped in deepwater in French Polynesia, has been studied. Of a total of 13 species, 10 are described as new, and four new genera are erected : Alainodaeus gen. nov. to include A. akiaki sp. nov. and A. rimatara sp. nov.; Epistocavea gen. nov. to include E. mururoa sp. nov.; Meriola gen. nov. to include M. rufomaculata sp. nov.; and Rata gen. nov. to include R. tuamotense sp. nov. Five species are described in existing genera… 

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